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05/06/21: Legal Services of New Jersey Newsletter Focuses on Tenants’ Rights Against Illegal Eviction Circumstances

03/11/21: Despite COVID eviction freeze, NJ renters still being locked out by landlords (from northjersey.com)

03/08/21: Legal Services Newsletter Focuses on Special Assistance Programs for New Jerseyans During the COVID Pandemic

03/05/21: ‘He had a passion for fighting against injustice that was incomparable.’ Founder of Legal Services of N.J. dies at 76. (from nj.com) - Melville D. Miller Jr., founder of Legal Services of New Jersey, a nonprofit organization that has represented impoverished residents in 2.6 million housing, employment, welfare and other civil court cases over the last 50 years, died Wednesday. He was 76.

03/04/21: Legal Services of New Jersey Visionary Melville D. Miller, Jr. Dies
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02/11/21: Latest Legal Services Newsletter Focuses on 2020 Federal Income Tax Returns and the Growth of Human Trafficking

01/29/21: How to get your criminal record expunged in New Jersey (from the Philadelphia Inquirer) - Having a criminal record can create serious barriers to elements of everyday life like finding a job or housing, or applying for public aid programs. But it’s a common issue in the United States, where an estimated 70 million to 100 million people have some form of criminal record.

01/04/21: Fear of mass evictions builds in Hudson County as months worth of unpaid rent continues to add up (from NJ.com) - The coronavirus pandemic has created a striking phenomenon: a population of unemployed Americans living on the margins are simultaneously fully protected from homelessness and falling deeper and deeper in debt to their landlords.